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'¡Americano!': Musical Based On True Story Of DACA Recipient Premieres At Phoenix Theatre

By Jaye McAuliffe
Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 1:52pm
Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 8:34am

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Sean Ewing and Alyssa Gomez
Phoenix Theatre
Sean Ewing plays Antonio Valdovinos de la Mora alongside Alyssa Gomez as Ceci in a rehearsal of "¡Americano!"

On Wednesday night, an original musical premieres at the Phoenix Theatre.

"¡Americano!" is the true story of Antonio Valdovinos de la Mora, an undocumented immigrant who became a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The Show got a behind-the-scenes look at the production.

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